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International Voices

International Voices is a podcast highlighting the backgrounds and experiences of international students studying in the United States

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International Voices
Apr 9, 2017 International Voices
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In Part 2 of our conversation with Karoline, we discuss how studying abroad can dispel stereotypes and change perspectives, how quickly someone can pack on the "Freshman 15", things we still wonder about Utah and the LDS faith and our full-fledged coffee addictions. I was surprised to find out that Lukas Graham is from Copenhagen, Denmark. You'll probably recognize the group's hit song "Mama Said" as the featured track for this episode. Check out the group's other tunes on...
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Apr 9, 2017 International Voices
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In the final part of our conversation with Karoline, we take some listener questions, discuss differences in the dating cultures of Denmark and the United States, Denmark's continued reliance on wind power and the concept of government trust in both the US and Denmark. It wouldn't be complete without also touching on the popularity of Danish butter around the world and, of course, having me try and say ø a few more times! This episode features "Igen Og Igen" from one of Karoline's...
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Apr 7, 2017 International Voices
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In Part one of episode #9 we sit down with Karoline from Denmark and chat about her hometown of Allerød, the versatility of the Danish wonderbread "smørrebrød", Danish love of pork and I prove that Danish pronunciation is quite a challenge for Americans. Part 1 features "Red in the Grey" by Danish artist MØ. If you like what you hear, check out her music on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0bdfiayQAKewqEvaU6rXCv
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Apr 2, 2017 International Voices
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In the final part of our conversation with Reynaldo, we discuss Costa Rica's amazing run in the 2014 World Cup, the difference between a "baldazo" and an "aguacero", and we'll run through some of the amazing animals you'll see when you Costa Rica. This episode features "20" by the Costa Rican band Magpie Jay. If you like what you hear, check them out on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7t5UG1wCLKNjVSPPvMq3M0
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Apr 1, 2017 International Voices
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In Part 2 of our conversation with Reynaldo, we discuss his fascination with Dippin' Dots as a kid, his first encounter with snow and how he's come to love his new home state of Utah. This episode features "Malpaís" by the Costa Rican band Malpaís. Check out their tunes on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5zZpD0w7JdJ56hd9rjGyiu
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Mar 31, 2017 International Voices
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In the first part of Episode #8, we sit down with Reynaldo from San José, Costa Rica. Rey talks about the incredible biological and geographical diversity in Costa Rica, what he misses most about home, what people here think about Costa Rica and introduces listeners to the concept of "Tico Time". This part of Episode #8 features the song "El Invisible" by the Costa Rican band Gandhi. If you like what you hear, check out their Spotify page:...
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Mar 26, 2017 International Voices
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In Part 3 of Episode #7, we discuss how underground London's Underground actually is, how subway mice populations are calculated and embarrass ourselves attempting our finest British accents. This episode features "That's Not Me" by UK grime artist Skepta. If you like what you hear, check out his stuff on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2p1fiYHYiXz9qi0JJyxBzN or iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/skepta/id167376669
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Mar 25, 2017 International Voices
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In Part 2 of Episode #7, Jamie and Cassady talk about how their study abroad experience will benefit them in the future, share advice for those who are nervous about going abroad and make plans for their return trips to London. This episode features "Hurt Me" by British artist Låpsley. Check out her stuff on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/27ze6hCgfr3HcDZAHY60pg or iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/l%C3%A5psley/id285392026
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Mar 24, 2017 International Voices
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In Episode #7, we hear from Jamie and Cassady, two American students who spent Spring Break on a cultural immersion trip in London. They tell us about what they expected London to be like, getting lost on the Tube and all of the celebrity encounters they had. This episode features the song "Life Itself" by one of my favorite UK artists, Glass Animals. If you like what you hear, please check them out on Spotify or iTunes!
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Mar 10, 2017 International Voices
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In Part 3 of Episode #6, Ranger talks about the origin of his nickname "Wambi", describes getting used to having fast food everywhere and tells us of an old Burundian way to tell if someone is stealing your wife! Part 3 features a Burundian song called "Ngwiza" about women's love for their mothers and children. Shout out to all the strong women out there! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUYZgc8Agko
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Mar 10, 2017 International Voices
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In Part 1 of Episode #6, Ranger Iradukunda introduces us to his hometown of Bujumbura, Burundi, teaches us how to outrun a hippo and reveals the best date spot in Burundi. Part 1 features music from the world-famous Royal Drummers of Burundi. Check out some of their video clips on YouTube if you like what you hear!
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Mar 10, 2017 International Voices
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In Part 2 of Episode #6, Ranger speaks about the conflict in Burundi that led his family to leave and how he ended up in Cedar City, UT in the middle of a frigid winter. He also tells us about the journey that took him through Rwanda, Moldova, Pennsylvania and finally Las Vegas on his way to Southern Utah University. Part 2 features the song "Nitafanya" from Burundian R&B artist Kidumu feat. Lady Jay Dee. Check it out on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmuR1NUrvR0
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Mar 3, 2017 International Voices
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In Episode #5, Tiago Costa stops by the studio and talks about popular surf spots in Portugal, the fresh seafood and good wine he misses so dearly and reveals the one mistake you should never make around a Portuguese person. Check it out! This episode features three songs from noteworthy Portuguese artists: Intro and Outro song: Capitão Fausto - "Amanhã Tou Melhor" First break: Sara Tavares - "Bom Feeling" Second break: Cesaria Evora - "Sodade" Please check these...
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Feb 25, 2017 International Voices
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In Episode #4, Rui Tsuchiyama tells us about the natural beauty of Japan, discusses the challenges of self-expression in the US classroom and describes some popular Japanese delicacies most Americans will find extremely bizarre. Intro and break music: "After Image" by toe Check out their music on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0rpKM0MniNkXM1SLSglYUZ
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Feb 18, 2017 International Voices
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In Episode #3, Newman Kante tell us about his home village in Northern Mali, his challenges adjusting to a country with "closed doors" and his secret to flashing a great smile. Hint: listening to Newman in this episode is really all you'll need :)
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Feb 10, 2017 International Voices
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In Episode #2, Ahmed "Afro" Almuhaidili touches on his distinctive hairstyle, good Saudi eats and the wonders of fresh camel's milk. He also describes the anxiety he felt when he found out he'd be leaving Saudi Arabia and provides listeners with some thoughts on the current climate in the United States.
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Feb 3, 2017 International Voices
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In Episode #1, Jessica Mancuso tells us about her hometown of Capriata d'Orba, dishes on the best Italian food in Cedar City, sets the listeners straight on Nutella's origins and takes a stab at "Utah town or Netflix movie".